Konstantin Achkov is the absolute reference for the creation and production of furniture that is cut from a single sheet of plywood, on the basis of interlocking flat-pack systems, which makes it easily assembled and transportable. His brand LOCK FURNITURE covers a wide variety of items – from home and office accessories, through chairs and shelving to lighting fixtures. All of them are distinguished by a unified style, materials and way of assembling. Achkov is mostly recognized with his variety of family chairs and tables, setting a new approach in designing furniture pieces and assembling them.
“Design is – a professional development and arrangement of the objects around us.”
Konstantin Achkov was born in Sofia, 1973, Masters degree in Sculpture at the National Academy of Arts, Bronze.
AWARDS AND PARTICIPATIONS:
“A awards” for the Electron chair; five consecutive participations at “Sofia Design Week” (2011-2015), Stocholm Furniture Fair (2017); London Design Festival (2009); Mikser Beograd (2010), Month of Design Ljubljiana (2013), Couleurs Locales – Budapest Design Week (2011), Wien Design Week (2011); Puzzles for Living – exhibition with Petar Zaharinov (2011); furniture pieces for the temporary TV studio of the National TV Station – London Olympics 2012; Cretive Tent, Workspace, Sofia (2012); “Wood Оbsessions” Venice, Italy, Palazo Loredan, part of the Venice Architecture Biennale (2016); Design Zone 2017 in Portopiccolo Sistiana, AtemporaryStudio selection (2017); Exhebition Arc and Spаce, “Fabrica 126”, Sofia (2017), “Unlock with Lock”. The fridge + Lock furniture, Sofia (2017)